Tom Paxton

1937 - Today

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Thomas Richard Paxton (born October 31, 1937) is an American folk singer-songwriter who has had a music career spanning more than fifty years. In 2009, Paxton received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Paxton has received more than 407,284 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Tom Paxton is the 1,581st most popular musician (up from 1,585th in 2019), the 7,945th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,640th in 2019) and the 662nd most popular American Musician.

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  • 56.52

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  • 17

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  • 2.28

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  • 3.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Tom Paxton ranks 1,581 out of 2,675. Before him are Chick Webb, Blue Mitchell, Henry Vestine, Bobby Keys, Rex Brown, and Mishary Rashid Alafasy. After him are Arthur Lee, Richard Fortus, Didier Lockwood, Lene Marlin, Tom Harrell, and Mike Chapman.

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Among people born in 1937, Tom Paxton ranks 383Before him are Garth Hudson, Heinz Hornig, Joseph P. Allen, Susan Hampshire, Del Harris, and Imerio Massignan. After him are Raj Reddy, Martin Litchfield West, Barry Mazur, Georg Thoma, Little Willie John, and Yuriy Poyarkov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Paxton ranks 7,945 out of 15,968. Before him are Janice Rule (1931), Clifford Odets (1906), Ed Macauley (1928), DJ Qualls (1978), Rex Brown (1964), and Ann Sothern (1909). After him are Robert Bly (1926), Grant Hill (1972), Laura Secord (1775), Arthur Lee (1945), Tyson Gay (1982), and Alan Oppenheimer (1930).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Tom Paxton ranks 662Before him are Jerry Cantrell (1966), Chick Webb (1905), Blue Mitchell (1930), Henry Vestine (1944), Bobby Keys (1943), and Rex Brown (1964). After him are Arthur Lee (1945), Richard Fortus (1966), Tom Harrell (1946), Jack White (1975), Bernie Leadon (1947), and Dan Hartman (1950).